Getting Gorgeous 2015 Highlights

getting gorgeous 2015

I attended several great blogging-related events last week. The most beauty-focused one was Getting Gorgeous 2015 that was hosted by Audrey and Vera. I jotted down my thoughts about the event on the subway train ride home. Below are the highlights: One thing that I loved about the event is that several of the sponsors hired fellow bloggers to engage with the crowd. That was smart, because it Continue Reading

Marvel’s Ant-Man Movie Review
(Including 12+ Easter Eggs)

marvel's ant-man

My family attended an advanced screening of Marvel's Ant-Man movie last night. Reggie and the boys were excited to see the movie. Based on the Ant-Man trailer, I thought that it would be really good or really bad (much like with the Guardians of the Galaxy movie). Marvel's Ant-Man movie trailer: I really enjoyed the movie. It has a strong storyline and the "fathers are their daughters' first Continue Reading

Hersheypark Tips and Photos


My family and a group of friends went to Hersheypark in Pennsylvania last Friday. It was our first time visiting the Park. Although we had plotted out our trip (the family rides, the food and a visit to ZooAmerica), the reality was a bit different. Below are 10 tips in case your family is planning on going to Hersheypark: Hersheypark Tips 1. Download the Hersheypark mobile app to help you know Continue Reading

Cooking with Kids: Easy Monkey Bread Recipe

easy monkey bread recipe with biscuits

Cooking is one of the things that both of my sons wanted to learn over the summer vacation, so I am holding a weekly cooking class for them. For our first official "class", I decided to start with something super simple - an easy monkey bread recipe. Monkey bread is something that Michael loved when he was a little boy but I haven't made it in years. I'm not sure if Sean had ever tasted it before Continue Reading

Summer Bowling Fun with Bowlmor Chelsea Piers

summer bowling fun

It's week #3 of summer break for NYC public school students. So far, it has been pretty fun. We are trying to do at least two especially fun outings each week for the 10 weeks of summer. Since bowling was on the kids' "summer fun" list, we agreed to enjoy some summer bowling fun when we were invited to go and review Bowlmor Chelsea Piers. I simply expected to go and bowl a couple of games and call Continue Reading